Nga Kaihanga Uku Astoria Exchange--Aloha from Astoria.

We wish our artist Baye Riddell all the best for his upcoming adventure to North America, Portland for an exhibition he is involved in, and then onto his tour through Alaska and playing his music with his Alaskan contemporary / friends:

2015 Maori Art Exhibit and Cultural Exchange

Clatsop Community College Presents:

2015 Maori Art Exhibit and Cultural Exchange

Uku-Aotearoa : The Spirit of Materials

Te Mauri o Nga Toi 

An exhibition of Maori clay artworks and cultural exchange

Astoria, Oregon  97103

Exhibit will be open to the public from May 7th - July 30th

Attending Artists:

6 Maori clay artists will be attending the cultural exchange and exhibiting their artworks, along with Baye Riddell they are:

Todd Douglas

Rhonda Halliday

Carla Ruka

Colleen Waata Urlich

Dorothy Waetford


Baye Riddell, Seven Days Series, 2014.

Also a belated congratulations to Baye Riddell because last year, The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa acquired this beautiful work. It can now be shared with future generations and displayed down in Wellington. 

Be sure to check out Baye's current exhibition 'Mauri - Essence', at the VERO Centre AKLD until the 22nd May.